Drummer for Fall Out Boy
Legal name: Andrew John Hurley
Andrew John "Andy" Hurley (born May 31, 1980) is an American musician and drummer. He is best known as the drummer of the Chicago-based rock band Fall Out Boy. Prior to Fall Out Boy, Hurley played in several hardcore punk bands. He joined Fall Out Boy as the full-time drummer in 2003 and was in the band's lineup until its hiatus in 2009. Following that, he formed the heavy metal supergroup The Damned Things with Fall Out Boy guitarist Joe Trohman; the group went on hiatus after its debut album, Ironiclast (2010), due to band members focusing on their original bands' new album cycles. Hurley moved on to hardcore punk band Enabler which released a debut album and toured in 2012. Fall Out Boy regrouping, new album and tour on February 4, 2013. The new album, Save Rock and Roll, was released April 16, 2013, with the punk EP PAX AM Days announced on September 30 and slated for release on October 15 the same year.
Hurley is straight edge and has been vegan since he was 16. Bands such as Metallica and Slayer inspired him to play the drums. Hurley is endorsed by C&C Custom drums, Sabian cymbals and Vic Firth drumsticks.